Change is coming to the way we deal with soils! This statement applies to Ontario, Canada, where the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) recently announced regulatory changes relating to the new On-Site and Excess Soil Management Regulation.
Case Study: Rapid and Detailed Contaminant Delineation Program Achieved Using High Resolution Characterization (HRSC) Since 2011, when Vertex was the first to bring a suite of High Resolution Site Characterization (HRSC) technologies into Canada, the “High Res” tools have turned
Earlier this year, our newsletter focused on What’s New in Our Environmental Industry by presenting insights from the 2018 Battelle Conference on the Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. We remarked that one of the best ways to determine current
by Bruce Tunnicliffe Do you wonder what’s new in our environmental industry? What are relevant trends? What are people talking about? Would you like to find out? Perhaps the best way to determine current and new trends is to attend
Illegal dumping of excess soil in Ontario has certainly received significant media attention in recent years. Improper management of soils can negatively impact ground or surface water quality, natural areas and agricultural lands. At the same time, disposing of excess
In the past couple of years in Canada, specially formulated activated carbon (AC) based remedial amendments have effectively contained and treated petroleum hydrocarbon and chlorinated solvent plumes. Three brief case studies are presented in this article showcasing the power of
Charcoal is produced by heating wood or other organic materials in the absence of oxygen at temperatures above 300⁰C. Early methods consisted of constructing earthen kilns over stacked wood. The wood is partially burned to generate heat. Heating continues